Convert Panaonic AG-HPX 600 MXF to AIC for editing in iMovie

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Convert Panaonic AG-HPX 600 MXF to AIC for editing in iMovie

Postby vivian68 » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:29 am

Convert Panaonic AG-HPX 600 MXF to AIC for editing in iMovie/FCE on mac

"I have downloaded some MXF files from the P2 Card, recorded using a Panasonic AG-HPX600 Camera. How can I make it to an appropriate MOV file and successfully import MXF into iMovie?"


Panasonic P2 series camcorders are professional camcorders which can help us record vivid HD video footages. Recognized globally as the industry’s premier digital camcorder, Panasonic P2 has established itself as an indispensable acquisition tool delivering the distinct, prized look of film. P2 recorded files are extremely excellent among the high-end cameras. You may often film some wonderful moments with Panasonic AG-HPX600 but have the same problem above: How to encode Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF to iMovie/FCE preferred format?

However traditional nonlinear editing programs on mac such as iMovie/FCE do not work with MXF format natively. This make us have to convert Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF to AIC MOV to get iMovie/FCE work with Panasonic AG-HPX600.

I would like to recommend this Pavtube Panasonic P2 MXF Converter for Mac, a powerful program which is not only able to ingest Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF files to iMovie/FCE, but also able to load MXF files from different camcorders, and convert them into various video formats so that you can playback camcorder footages on iPhone, iPad, Android devices and so on. With intuitive interface, you can easily and fast convert Panasonic AG-HPX600 MXF to AIC for iMovie/FCE on mac using this professional MXF to iMovie/FCE Converter. And the latest Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 is supported; pls feel free to have a try!

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Now get this Mac Panasonic MXF Converter installed and let’s start!

How to convert Panaonic AG-HPX600 MXF to AIC for editing in iMovie/FCE on Mac?

Step 1. Connect your Panasonic AG-HPX600 Camcorder to Mac with USB cable or use card reader to transfer the MXF files to Apple hard drive disk.

Step 2. Add Panasonic AG-HPX600 MXF video files to Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac.

Run this MXF to iMovie/FCE Converter for Mac, click the "Add Files" button to load individuals mxf videos; or click "Add from folder" to load the entire folder.

Step 3. Choose editing program compatible format.

Click the "Profile" option, you will find various video formats sorted by different programs/devices. For iMovie/FCE, it should be "iMovie/Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)".


With the "merge into one file" box above "Open", you can lossless merge your Panasonic footages in a few clicks.

Note: If you are FCP (X) users, click the post "How to Import Panasonic AG-HPX600 MXF in FCP X." to learn more details.

Step 4. now click the big red Converter and wait for a while to get the fresh hot converted video. Click "Browse" to locate them directly.



1. The windows version is available here: MXF Converter for Windows.

2. Refer to here to get more step-by-step guide of how to work with Panasonic footages, MXF videos on mac and Final Cut Pro.

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